Openers of Lahore Lions, Nasir Jamshed and Ahmed Shahzad after being sent in to bat by Knight riders, posted a 50-run partnership.
Ahmed Shahzad scored 59 off 42 balls hitting 5 fours and 4 sixes while Jamshed made 10.
Spinners of Knight Riders took the control back from Lion taking four qucik wickets leaving them 6 down for 103.
Lion’s middle order failed to perform as Skipper Mohammad Hafeez scored 9, Saad Nasim 0, Umar Sadiq 2 and Asif Raza 0 only.
Umar Akmal (40) and Wahab Riaz 14 have done the repair work allowing Lions to score 151-7.
Sunil Narine bowled exceptionally well and took 3-wickets conceeding 9 runs in 4-over spell.
The teams are as follows,
Kolkata Knight Riders:
1) Robin Uthappa, (2) Gautam Gambhir (capt), (3) Manvinder Bisla (wk), (4) Yusuf Pathan, (5) Ryan ten Doeschate, (6) Suryakumar Yadav, (7) Andre Russell, (8) Pat Cummins, (9) Piyush Chawla, (10) Sunil Narine, (11) Kuldeep Yadav
(1) Umar Siddiq, (2) Ahmed Shehzad, (3) Nasir Jamshed, (4) Mohammad Hafeez (capt), (5) Saad Nasim, (6) Umar Akmal (wk), (7) Wahab Riaz, (8) Asif Raza, (9) Mustafa Iqbal, (10) Adnan Rasool, (11) Aizaz Cheema